Middle East




General Manager, Studio Operations

               THIS PROBABLY ISN’T YOU!


This is a once in a career opportunity to lead the development and management of global best-in-class, state-of-the-art production and creative facilities with services for screen, gaming, digital publishing and music production.


 GULF based - highly attractive package.

Reporting to the CEO, the General Manager Studio Operations will be part of the leadership team within the media industries entity (currently incorporating) of this truly breath-taking global project.  The core business pillar will be the world’s first physically and technologically integrated media hub servicing the screen, gaming, digital publishing and music verticals across the entire value chain.   


Your role will be to establish world class infrastructure that is that the cutting edge and fully leverages the advancements in technology and convergence and will redefine how content is produced and the creative process occurs.  

Developing frictionless and seamless operational procedures which consistently deliver excellence for all stakeholders ensuring ours is the ‘go-to’ facility for the industry, both regionally and internationally.


We are seeking an ambitious, highly accomplished & experienced studios production & operations professional who wants to truly make a difference in their next role and create a lasting legacy.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Create the go to creative hub for the region that is one of the elite global hubs  
  • Develop a full operating model for a profitable creative hub business, successfully recruiting and developing a high-performance team
  • Deliver service levels unseen in the industry at present - developing an outstanding reputation in the industry.
  • Work collaboratively with the senior leadership team to deliver stated company objectives, and prepare and present materials to the Board as required.
  • Make it happen on time on budget!


Essential requirements:


You must -

  • Have extensive senior-level operational experience in working with the creative and production community delivering service with a “whatever it takes mind set” to make it happen for clients
  • Comprehensively understand the production process in Screen, Gaming, Post and VFX
  • Understand all the technological developments in the broader industry impacting the creative process and workflows
  • Be recognised by the international production community as a leader in the field
  • Demonstrate impeccable commercial nous and a proven track record of successful, high-profile deal negotiations with suppliers & partners
  • Be able to attract top talent and build high-performance teams and not afraid to roll your sleeves up.
  • Be focussed and have to ability to find solutions and deliver success regardless of the challenges
  • Be a passionate, authentic and compelling story-teller, who owns the narrative
  • Perform well in a start-up/highly unstructured environment where your personal drive and initiative are essential to succeed.

If this excites you and you're hungry to learn more, please send a CV/résumé/link - or a brief profile. We’ll respond quickly to all qualified candidates to arrange a confidential discussion.